The Minerva Foundation for BC Women established an Education Awards program with British Columbia’s post-secondary institutions to help BC women advance themselves by continuing their education. Awards are available to female residents of BC with demonstrated financial need and academic proficiency in either a graduate or undergraduate program. See website for specific requirements and grant amounts for each university/college.
Preference is given to:
- Single mothers who are advancing their education
- Mature women returning to the workforce after a long absence
- Women in non-traditional fields of study
- Immigrant and aboriginal women and women with disabilities
More Information: http://www.theminervafoundation.com/programs/education/complete-list-of-awards/